Submission Guidelines for Journal of Health Management

Manuscript submission
  • Manuscripts and all editorial correspondence should be addressed to: The Editor, Journal of Health Management, Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), 1 Prabhu Dayal Marg, Sanganer Airport, Jaipur - 302 029, India, Phone: +91-141-3924700-30, Fax: +91-141-3924738. E-mail:
  • Authors will be provided with a copyright from once the contribution is accepted for publication. The submission will be considered as final only after the filled-in and signed copyright from is received.
Basic formatting of the manuscripts
  • Contributors must provide their affiliations and complete postal address and E-mail address with their manuscript. in case there are two or more authors, then the corresponding authors, then the corresponding aughor's name and address details must be specified clearly.
  • All articles should be typed on one side of the paper (preferably A4) and double-spaced throughout (not only the text but also displayed quotations, notes, references and any other matter). Manuscripts should be submitted in MS Word format.
  • All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of 150-200 words and five-six keywords.
Spelling and numerical usages
  • British spellings be used throughout; universal ‘s’ in ‘-ise’ and ‘-isation’ words. Spell out numbers form one to nine, 10 and above to remain in figures. When referring to a century use words, e.g., 'twentieth century and when reference is being made to a decade use numbers, e.g., '1980s'.
Quotations, notes, table and figures
  • Use single quotes throughout. Double quotes only used within single quotes. Quotations of 45 words or more should be from the text.
  • Use Endnotes. Notes must contain more than a mere reference.
  • Tables and figures to be indicated by number (e.g., see Table 1), not by placement (e.g. see Table below). Short and crisp titles and headings in tables and figures are preferred. The units of measurement should be stated and the sources should be cited at the foot of the table/figure. All photographs and scanned images should have a resolution of minimum 300 dpi and 1500 pixels and their format should be TIFF or JPEG. Due permissions should be taken for copyright protected photographs/images.
In-text citations (as per APA, 7th edition):
  • (Kessler, 2003, p.50); (Joreskog & Sorborn, 2007, pp. 50-60); Basu et al. (2007) [for three or more authors]; ('Study finds', 2007); (Anonymous, 1998); (Gogel, 1990, 2006, in press); (Gogel, 1996; Miller, 1999)
  • Book: Patnaik, U. (2007). The republic of hunger. Three Essays Collective.
  • Book chapter: Chachra, S. (2011). The national question in India. In S. Moyo & P. Yeros (Eds.), Reclaiming the nation (pp. 67-68). Pluto Press.
  • Journal article: Foster, J.B. (2010). The financialization of accumulation. Monthly Review, 62(5), 1-17.
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